China to open auto market as trade tensions simmer

Germany’s BMW (BMWG.DE), which has a big stake in trade relations between Beijing and Washington as the biggest exporter of vehicles from the United States to China, welcomed the car decision. “We believe a more free and flexible business environment ... ( read original story ...)

China currency moves hang in the balance in U.S. trade spat

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest complaint about China devaluing its currency is off base. But the yuan could potentially become a major sticking point in efforts to resolve the trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies. ( read original story ...)

Tmall Global Gives Spanish Beauty Brands Boost in China

Spanish skincare companies have over 10 million reasons to be optimistic about their future in China. That’s the number of ampoules—a small sealed vial containing a beauty serum with highly active ingredients—that were sold during last year’s 11.11 ... ( read original story ...)

Old brands develop for new era

TIANJIN - At a trade fair in North China's Tianjin, Liu Fang has found a kind of colored ink interesting. The Ostrich-brand ink is mixed with golden powder, making written characters sparkle on paper. Liu, a university student in Tianjin, said the brand ... ( read original story ...)

Are Chinese international students the new brand champions?

With first-hand access to the latest trends from a wide variety of luxury brands, Chinese students abroad have become unofficial opinion leaders for their friends and peers back home. According to a survey conducted by China Luxury Advisors, 31 per cent of ... ( read original story ...)

China online travel trends – rising brands, IPO talk, Airbnb

Our regular roundup of China online travel includes updates from Ctrip, Meituan-Dianping and Airbnb. Travel agencies were the second fastest-rising category in the BrandZ China Top 100 in 2018 with a 57% increase in brand value. Along with Qunar (ranked ... ( read original story ...)